Dr Eva Fragkiadaki

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  • Qualifications:MSc, PsychD
  • Position:Programme Leader - Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
  • Department:HAS - Health and Social Sciences
  • Telephone:+4411732 87503
  • Email:Eva.Fragkiadaki@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Dr. Fragkiadaki is a Counselling Psychologist and has worked as a therapist, supervisor and trainer for more than ten years. Her initial training was on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, then acquired Psychodynamic and Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy education, Mentalization and Group Analysis training. She has a rich teaching experience in tertiary education and she has taught a diversity of modules in the fields of Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counseling. As a qualitative researcher, she has worked on various projects collaborating with academics from universities in Greece, UK, USA and Netherlands. Her scholarly interests include psychotherapy process research for chronic disorders, professional and personal development of therapists, as well as the impact of Greek financial crisis on mental health services and on the work of psychosocial practitioners. More recently, she has engaged in the design and implementation of mixed method longitudinal research projects focusing on the application of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) in the psychotherapy research field. A brief overview of her research approach can be found here. She has published numerous empirical and methodology papers in national and international journals and books. She was recently awarded with the Vice Chancellor’s Early Career Researcher Development Award in June 2020 by UWE for her research project as a PI “Development and evaluation of efficacy of a group psychological intervention programme for people with Multiple Sclerosis”. 

Area of expertise

Qualitative research, psychotherapy research, psychodynamic psychotherapy, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), Chronic disorders


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